The selfish mind is a small, miserable mind whereas the selfless mind is vast, light and happy. The selfish person brings problems to himself, those around him, society and the world. The compassionate person, by helping others, not only frees them from problems but also brings himself true happiness. If we don't understand why we need to develop compassion, we'll never put in the effort. Geshe Tashi will talk about what the cultivation of compassion means to us as Buddhists and offer... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Geshe Tashi Tsering, Compassion
Developing Loving Kindness and Compassion Marin Series 2007 Ven. Rene leads a discussion on developing Bodhicitta; the ultimate good heart where we learn about the methods for enhancing loving kindness and compassion. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Bodhicitta, Loving Kindness, Compassion Source: Marin Program
The teachings on the bodhisattva’s deeds are based on Shantideva's inspirational verses for the practitioner dedicated to the enlightenment of all beings. Written over 1,000 years ago, they are still relevant in our time. Come join Geshe Dakpa as he teaches on this inspiring classic text. Open to all! Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Compassion, Wisdom, Courage, Bodhisattva
Sunday morning service is a great way to inspire your week. Join us for a short guided meditation, group prayers, and a short inspirational talk with resident teacher, Geshe Ngawang Dakpa, or special guests if Geshe-la is out of town. This group is all the services in October, 2009. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Mahayana, Compassion, Lama Yeshe
Everyone appreciates kindness. A smile, a few friendly words, a show of concern when we're troubled or feeling unwell, an offer of help, gestures of kindness like these brighten our day and ease whatever sadness we may feel in our hearts. And just as we appreciate other people being kind to us, others appreciate it when we are kind to them. But though kindness is important, it doesn't always come easily: sometimes we are filled with anger, jealousy, or pride, and being kind is the last thing we... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Sangye Khadro, Kathleen McDonald, Kind Heart, How To...